Wrestling Observer Radio with Bryan Alvarez and Dave Meltzer is back with tons to talk about on our day-early midweek edition of the show including the Superstar Shakeup Smackdown edition, a full review of the show, 205 Live, ratings for RAW Monday, UFC TV deal rumors, this coming weekend's show, and so much more! A fun show as always so check it out~!
Bryan and Dave first talk about the new additions to the SmackDown roster following the conclusion of the Superstar Shakeup last night, including a number of talent being called up from NXT. A review of SmackDown follows. 205 Live is also reviewed, which turns into a discussion about weight cutting.
Talk about Raw ratings followed, and also Bellator from last Friday which did pretty bad numbers. Dave also talks about the current situation with UFC and their TV deal, including interest from FOX and ESPN, and the upcoming show this weekend.
Mailbag questions include All Japan Women getting two five star matches back to back, Andre the Giant’s dark side, documentary projects on Chris Benoit, Andre’s dislike of Randy Savage and more.
Start - 7:00: Superstar Shakeup
7:00 - 28:37: SmackDown
28:37 - 37:23: 205 Live
37:23 - 41:56: Ratings
41:56 - 49:50: UFC negotiations
49:50 - 53:07: UFC show this weekend
53:07 - end: Mailbag